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AirDesign Volt 4
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Volt 4 – electrifying performance

So far, 2-line glider technologies have been only used in advanced or competition gliders. With the Volt 4, AirDesign brings the benefits of the 2-liner to another level of pilots. With the passive safety of the EN-C class, the Volt in 2-liner brings you another level of performance with a new style of piloting. A far more stable leading edge will push you to use the bar even more, with a level of comfort, safety and confidence not known in the 3-liner brothers. Enjoy!

Construction & Features

  • Double coated Skytex, doubled seams and etching tape on edges: robustness is the key
  • Unsheathed but color-coded lines (Aramid, Edelrid 8000U)
  • 3.7mm Edelrid Taurus Dyneema risers
  • Full chord Nitinol rods not only saving weight and increasing robustness, but also allowing a super compact folding
  • Seamless razor edge trailing edge: all seams are internal for a cleaner surface


“For every AD wing, we use a claim and a hashtag. For the Volt 4, we chose to stick to Electrifying performance and #speedmachine because it suits this fourth generation so well! It took us several years of development to finally design a package that fulfills our own requirements within the EN-C category. It’s not only the allowance to use folding lines in the EN-C-Class that made it possible to certify the Volt 4 in that category – there is much more than this to make a good EN-C glider. We are rather looking at the pilot demands and then trying to make the glider following them. Fulfilling the norm is just the final act.”

Stephan Stiegler


Technical Specs
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Area | Flat (m2) 20,05 21,50 22,94 24,68 26,42
Area | Projected (m2) 17,17 18,41 19,65 21,14 22,64
Span | Flat (m) 11,42 11,82 12,21 12,67 13,11
Span | Projected (m) 9,31 9,64 9,96 10,33 10,68
Aspect ratio | Flat 6,5 6,5 6,5 6,5 6,5
Aspect ration | Projected 5,04 5,04 5,04 5,04 5,04
Cells 57
Total line Length 209 216 221 230 238
Weight (kg) 3,26 3,51 3,74 4,02 4,31
Start weight (kg) 60-73 70-82 80-92 88-103 99-115
EN Category * EN-C EN-C EN-C *

* Certification in progress


• Top Sail : Porcher Skytex 27 classic II
• Bottom Sail: Porcher Skytex 27 classic II
• Ribs: Porcher Skytex 27 hard


• Top lines: Edelrid 8000/U-070, 090, 9200-035
• Middle Lines: Edelrid 8000/U-130, 190
• Main Lines: Edelrid 8000/U-190, 230, 280, 360

Risers: EDELRID Taurus – ~3,7mm Dyneema Rope

Maillons: 4,3mm JOO-TECH/Korea

Package Includes

The colors presented in the pictures and in the movie are not definitive. Here are the final color schemes:

2-6 weeks